Comrades Marathon 2012 – 15kms to go – the faces of winners

Posted on June 6, 2012

Comrades 2012

Comrades is somewhat a major event in KZN each year. Apart from being one of the biggest races in the world, it has a tradition. I recall going every year as a child to the race, a short 2km walk from our house, to support and watch the leaders coming through. I have memories of the route lined with people cheering on these amazing athletes as they came past at high speed, already having run 70km or more. The likes of Bruce Fordyce and Alan Robb. The image above is a collage of pictures I took this morning at just that spot. More of the pictures have been posted on Google Plus here.

Click through for details of who is in the pictures with links to their race details.

Some of the people in these photos, click on the number to see their split times and personal details. Click through to google plus above to find them in the photos. I have tagged them by name :

  • Winner : Ludwick Mamabolo (45047)
  • 4th Marko Mambo (13790)
  • 9th Claude Moshiywa (46216)
  • 2nd Bongmusa Mthembu (31020)
  • 6th Stephen Muzhingi (55925)
  • 3rd Leboka Noto (49863)
  • 7th Lephetesang Adoro (37865)
  • 5th Leonid Shvetsov (49670)
  • 8th Gift Kelehe (18289)
  • 10th Petros Sosibo (36458)
  • 68th Mthandazo Qhina (28360)
  • 13th William Mokwalakwala (51249)
  • 15th Joseph Mphuthi (24777)
  • 11th Fusi Nhlapo (14084)

 

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